Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 12

As the time spent social distancing and self-quarantining stretch on and begin to be measure in weeks – even months – rather than days, the temptation to give up on these tactics and return to your “normal” life will grow and grow. I know I’m feeling the itch to leave the house and hang out with friends and and visit family, and my area of the country hasn’t been experiencing this isolation for nearly as long as other areas. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 12

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 11

There are lots of ways for us to help our friends, neighbors, and communities during the difficult challenges that for many have already begun and will likely persist for the next several weeks, or even months. In our Getting Through COVID-19, Together series, we will look at specific ways to do just that. (If you would like to contribute to this series, please let us … Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 11

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 9

It’s a sad truth, but there are likely tens of thousands of students, maybe even hundreds of thousands who rely on the breakfasts and lunches they receive from their public schools every day. While the COVID-19 pandemic has the overwhelming majority of public schools shut down at least through late April, that needs does not disappear. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 9

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 6

We all need some good news right now. Every single one of us. Even for the most privileged among us – those who still have jobs, have remained healthy, have plenty of food, etc. – these are stressful times. The constant barrage of updates on the COVID-19 pandemic has absolutely swelled and overwhelmed every other story in the world. Even the presidential election has been lowered to a distant second-place in the media. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 6

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 3

It’s no secret that the food industry is struggling right now. In many cities and states there are requirements that forbid dine-in eating. This has been causing a lot of issues with restaurants not able to get the customers they need to keep their doors open, which has led to the layoff (some temporary, some not) of too many wait staff and cooks to count. What’s not being talked about are the musicians that are also adversely affected by the shutdowns. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 3